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Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor Brodsky, Adolph (1851-1929), Violinist, Principal of the Royal Manchester College of Music
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Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

Grieg writes a letter of welcome to the Brodskys at the Hotel Norge where the landlord had promised to have the rooms ready. Grieg asks them to remain at the hotel until he collects them or telephones early the following morning. Dated 5 Jul 1906.

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph Brodsky

Grieg thanks Brodsky for so much that was good in the year 1906 and hopes that they will meet again in 1907. Grieg has written to Urbanek in Prague to tell him the truth. Urbanek has been blaming the Brodsky Quartet for the delay. Dated 31 Dec ...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph Brodsky

Grieg has just received his honorary doctorate from Oxford but cannot leave England without a promise that the Brodskys will come to Troldhaugen, preferably in July and if not, then in August. Grieg will not be waiting for the reply since, on the...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph Brodsky

Grieg enthuses over the Brodskys' visit which was medicine for body and soul. The photographs have arrived from Brodsky and brought the visit to mind. Grieg believes that he ought to have been sending photographs to Brodsky but will try to ...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina writes a letter of welcome to the Brodskys. Edvard has been sleepless and breathless, but is better now. They are going to spend a few days in Kristianiaand then return over the mountains to their homeland to await the Brodskys. Dated 7 Ju...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph Brodsky

Grieg is annoyed that Herr Urbanek in Prague has not given definite dates. Concert agencies in other towns are pressurising him. Grieg sends the score of a newly published orchestral piece about which he has been writing or speaking for years. ...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

Grieg thanks Brodsky for inviting them. He may have to return home prestissimo because of the coronation in Drontheim, but that is unlikely since he has refused to write a cantata for the event. He will be travelling to Warsaw at the end of Marc...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph Brodsky

Grieg has invited Brodsky to Norway, but Brodsky is engaged in England until the 14th of August. The second half of August is the worst possible time for Norway: the light nights are over, the rainy season has started, the mountain streams and ri...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

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